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sabot

Austral a small sailing boat with a shortened bow

sabot

[sa′bō]
(ordnance)
Lightweight carrier in which a subcaliber projectile is centered to permit firing the projectile in the larger-caliber weapon; the sabot diameter fills the bore of the weapon from which the projectile is fired.
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The saboted bullet is much lighter in weight and has a much higher velocity than regular .
On the ammo scene there's Olin-Winchester having acquired BRI a couple of years ago, now making the saboted ammo themselves, as does Federal.
saboted Partition Gold slug with a muzzle velocity of 1,900 fps.